Posts for animals

Found – Oscar the cat

Oscar just rocked up after a few days out on the town. Good news!   Oscar:  

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Dog dies in Port Isaac cliff fall

Sad news from Port Isaac RNLI who reported yesterday:   Port Isaac lifeboat was tasked at 1218 today to a dog over the cliff at Backways Cove. We’re very sad […]

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North Cornwall Vegan Fair

North Cornwall Vegans are holding a vegan fair on 3rd August at the Parkhouse Centre. Free entry. Free food samples, amazing speakers, delicious food, ice cream, cakes, Eco products, clothing […]

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Bude Animal Friends Awareness Day

Bude Animal Friends held an awareness day today at the Triangle in Bude. Stallholders included: Bude Animal Friends. Born to be Wild Hilltop Animal Haven Last Chance Hotel British Divers […]

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Will a bigger blue belt turn the tide for sea life?

The conservation sector welcomes the announcement by Defra today of 41 new Marine Conservation Zones. Nearly doubling the number of conservation zones in English and Secretary of State Waters is […]

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Inspired Flight at Bude Castle

Popped in to see this little exhibition today at the Castle. It’s something rather different and on until 30th May. Ceramicist, Angelique Medland, is based at The Pottery Box where […]

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Be Deer Aware

 I was only thinking about this the other day when driving. I remember a deer jumping a hedge in front of me once when driving home at dusk. It was a […]

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Police urge respect for all road users including four-legged ones

From Devon & Cornwall Police:Given the number of large vehicles which speed past me and my dog on narrow single-track lanes, life isn’t always valued too highly. The problem of […]

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Bonfires? Watch out for hedgehogs!

From Cornwall Council:   Gardeners starting bonfires this spring are being reminded to look out for hedgehogs as part of Hedgehog Awareness Week. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service is urging […]

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Well done, Jackie

Alongside her Refill Shop duties, Jackie Diffey completed her 20km paddle on Monday. A massive well-done to Jackie! Jackie is still accepting donations, having smashed her target. Donate here. All […]

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Hidden dangers in the undergrowth!

By Helen Shingler: Friends from Sussex arrived in the area on Saturday afternoon for a short break in Bude.  Sadly the holiday did not start well, as on Sunday morning […]

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Local Pony Club celebrates busy year at their Presentation Evening

By Michelle Skipp: Tetcott & South Tetcott Pony Club recently celebrated their Presentation Evening with members applauded for a very successful year, competing for the Club or individually, and accomplishing […]

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Money and training available for community nature projects

From Cornwall Council: Community groups can apply for up to £1,000 to create more woodland, orchards and hedgerows in their towns and villages as part of an innovative Cornwall Council […]

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Dog left on beach while owner takes a night dip in the sea at Summerleaze

Bude Coastguard was paged at 21:14 last night. Apparently, a member of the public called 999 (quite rightly) after a dog was found on Summerleaze Beach with a message attached […]

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Just another plastic bottle …

OK, this was just a one-off (well, not really because most days on my dog walks, I pick up plastic bottles) but there is no good reason for plastic bottles […]

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